Curious George pays a visit to Roxboro

Curious George will visit the Person County Public Library at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 25-26.  More...

Tennis association hosts tourney in Oct.

The Oxford Community Tennis Association is sponsoring the Oxford Invitational Tennis Tournament. The tournament will be held Oct. 26-28 at the J.F. Webb High School tennis courts in Oxford. More...

RPD to begin calendar fundraising

The Roxboro Police Department will begin its annual fundraising with Royce Publications for the 2019 department calendar. Donations help cover production of the calendar and support of various community policing programs.  More...

Parks & Rec trail ride takes riders to Va.

The Person County Recreation, Arts, and Parks Department will host a horseback ride Saturday, Oct. 6 at Reba Farm Saddle Soar Stable located in Bedford, Va. in the Blue Ridge Mountains.  More...

Person County Public Library announces events

The Person County Public Library is offering two opportunities for residents, including a digital magazine collection, a “maker” event and a visit from a NASA engineer featured in the book Hidden Figures. .MAKER' EVENT AND NASA ENGINEER VISIT More...

Kiwanis meeting gets update on PCS22

At the Aug. 27 meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club at La Piazza restaurant in uptown Roxboro, Don Waldo was installed as a new member. More...

Living a heart smart lifestyle

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

One of the workshops taught yesterday at our annual Aging with Gusto event was about living a heart smart lifestyle. More...

EXTENSION NOTES

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension office is providing two opportunities for residents to learn more about farming, including a field day and a farm school.  PASTURE AND LIVESTOCK MANAGEMENT FIELD DAY   More...

Superior Court Judge Thompson to appear for ‘Meet and Greet’

Carolyn Thompson, Superior Court judge for the 9th District, will be at the Person County Office Building, 304 S. Morgan St., from 7-8:30 p.m., Sept. More...

Community invited to open house

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

The Person County Extension Community Association will host an open house at the Person County Office Building from 4-6 p.m. Thursday Sept. 6. More...

PICKIN' BY THE LAKE

Pickin’ by the Lake, hosted by Piedmont Community College’s Alumni Partnership will be held Sept. 8 from 1-9 p.m. More...

Rocket coach previews season

At the Aug. 20 meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club at La Piazza restaurant in uptown Roxboro, Pittsboro Kiwanis Club members Pat Cothran, John Justice, Welborn Harris and Walter Harris were introduced as visitors.  More...

Yin yoga through Rec Department

The Person County Recreation Arts and Parks Department is offering a six-week session of yoga classes from Sept. 4 to Oct. 9, each held Tuesday evening from 5:30-6:30 p.m. More...

Trip to Cincy set

Travel with Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks to the Ark Encounter and Creation Museum in Kentucky for a three-night excursion in the Cincinnati area. The van will depart the Huck Sansbury parking lot at 8 a.m. More...

Meet PCS’ new global teachers

South and Woodland Elementary schools will welcome three new teachers each for Person County Schools’ dual language program, set to launch this fall. As the schools gear up for the students’ first day back on Aug. More...

Vote for Person Family Medical

Person Family Medical and Dental Center needs votes to win a $25,000 grant, which will used to purchase a van that will transport patients to and from appointments.  More...

PCC to offer free seminar series on ‘The Business of Organics’

Piedmont Community College’s Small Business Center is collaborating with the North Carolina Growing Together Project/ Center for Environmental Farming Systems and Caswell County Cooperative Extension service to provide a training on the busines More...

Time to de-stress

Stress is something that we all face, and it can be deadly. More...

Rec Department to hold dog obedience classes

The Person County Recreation, Arts, and Parks Department will hold two six-week sessions of dog obedience classes in September. There is a limit of 10 dogs per class.  More...

Get your summer produce

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

There is nothing better to add to your meals than locally grown food, especially produce. More...

PCC presents “Steers and Cheers”

Interested in ann evening eventry out in the country enjoying local beef,eef, regional beer andnd wine, Poulet Rougee Chicken, grilled goat and other local farm flavors?  More...

GUARDIAN AD LITEM

Attorney John Dunlow, center, was honored on Aug. 7 for his 20 years of service as attorney advocate to the Guardian ad litem program of Judicial District 9, which includes Franklin, Granville, Person, Vance and Warren counties. More...

Free Movie Friday: “The Lion King”

“The Lion King” will be showing at the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex on Friday, Aug. More...

Local beekeepers to host movie night

The Person County Beekeepers Association will host a “Pollinators Under Pressure” open house/movie night during its regular monthly meeting on Aug. 16 at 7 p.m.  The event will be held in the auditorium of the Person er-  More...

Pottery show coming to the Kirby

The “Whimsical Pottery” of Ruth Bass will be on display at the Kirby Gallery of the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex in Roxboro beginning Friday, Aug. 10.  The exhibit will run through August with the reception 6-8 p.m., Friday, Aug. More...

Group plans drug summit

Healthy Personians is holding its third annual Substance Abuse Summit Sept. More...

What to do with leftovers?

We all have our favorite restaurants and meals that we simply shouldn’t eat. Sometimes the best part is having it for leftovers the next day. Well, there are some rules for leftovers that you should know about. More...

EXTENSION NOTES

CORN PLOT TOUR  A tour of the corn plot across from the Umstead Research Farm Shop, located at 2652 Old Hwy. 75, Butner, will be held from 9 a.m.-noon on Tuesday, Aug. 21.  More...

Dancers win top awards at competition

Fabulous Feet Dance Academy’s competition dancers won top awards this season.  They participated in the Southeast Showdown competition and Ultimate Starz Regional competition.  The group received 17 elite/ultimate golds, 27 platinums More...

Dementia Education Conference coming to Henderson

The Dementia Alliance of North Carolina and the Kerr-Tar Area Agency on Aging will host the Dementia Education Conference on Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Vance-Granville Community College.  The event will feature a full day of education and networking. More...

Senior Center upcoming trips

The Person County Senior Center has two upcoming trips this year, with registrations currently being accepted.   CHARLOTTE BUS TRIP  More...

Farmers invited to interest meeting on ‘Visit NC Farms’ app

Farmers and Agritourism business owners are invited to an interest meeting to discuss the new “Visit NC Farms” app that is currently under development by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.  More...

EXTENSION NOTES

AGING WITH GUSTO  The Person County Copperative Extension will be hosting the 2018 Aging With Gusto conference on Tuesday, August 28.  More...

Aging with gusto

Come age with the Extension Office at the annual Aging with Gusto conference on Tuesday, Aug. More...

Free movie planned at Kirby this Friday

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department, Person County Arts Council and Piedmont Community College have announced that the free movie “The Nut Job 2” will be shown 7 p.m., Friday, July  13, at the Kirby Cultural  More...

Meal planning can save money & time

Meal planning is something that can help you save money and time, while reducing food waste. However, there are a few tips that you need to be aware of when thinking about meal planning. More...

Kiwanis Club awards scholarships, hears presentation on local judicial system

The Roxboro Kiwanis Club awarded scholarships to three graduating high school seniors June 25 at a meeting at La Piazza restaurant, and listened to a presentation by District Court Judge Mark Galloway.  More...

Kiwanis Club presents scholarship to two students

The Roxboro Kiwanis Club presented scholarships to two students at a meeting in June.  The club presented a $2,000 scholarship to Austin Oakley at its June 18 meeting, held at La Piazza restaurant in Uptown Roxboro.  Oakley plans to study More...

More Fruits and Vegetables important for diet

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Do you get the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables in your diet? Probably not because the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that only about 1 in every 10 Americans eats enough fruits and vegetables. More...

Preschoolers contemplate short- and long-term plans

Earlier this month, the 2018 graduates of Long Memorial Preschool were asked a series of questions about life. More...

The importance of honey

Many people may have heard about beekeeping, but they may not know that the science of beekeeping is called apiculture. More...

EXTENSION NOTES

SQUASH BUGS ARE ACTIVELY FEEDING ON VINE CROPS   More...

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority holds book drive

The Roxboro Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority held a Fun and Games book drive Saturday, June 2 at Harris Gardens Apartments in Roxboro. More...

Senior Center creative arts classes

The Person County Senior Center will offer various jewelry making classes taught by artist Jackie Watson this month.   On June 28, a “Marbled Calsilica or Charm Beads” class will held in the fitness center kitchen from 2-4 p.m. More...

Nutrition for Preschoolers

Nutrition for Preschoolers  More...

Elijah Grove Baptist honors pastor’s anniversary

Elijah Grove Baptist Church will honor its pastor, the Rev. Dr. Alfred Faulkner, on his 30th pastoral anniversary on Saturday, June 16, at the Festival House in Timberlake.  The guest speaker will be N.C. More...

PCC DEAT students visit museum exhibit

Students from Piedmont Community College’s Digital Effects & Animation Technology program visited the North Carolina Museum of Art to see “You Are Here: Light, Color, and Sound Experiences,” an immersive art installation by 15 c More...

Food Insecurity

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Hunger affects every community in North Carolina. In Person County, more than 7,300 people (19 percent of the county population) are food insecure. Children and older adults have a greater risk of being hungry. More...

This month’s featured artist at the Kirby

Visit the Kirby Upper Gallery of the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex in Roxboro on June 8 from 6-8 p.m. for a reception held for this month’s featured artist Tammy Kaufman.  More...

Kirby to show Disney’s “Moana”

Stop by the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex for “Free Movie Friday” on June 8 at 7 p.m. Disney’s “Moana” will be showing, with donations and concession proceeds going to S.P.E.E.E.D. More...